An assassination attempt has been made on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
This is reported by Turkish media.
According to preliminary data, unknown persons planted a police car , which was supposed to guard the president at an official event, an explosive device. It happened in the city of Siirt, in southeastern Turkey. Erdogan arrived at the rally to address supporters.
Security personnel prevented the attack. Other details are still unknown.
According to sources, the assassination attempt was thwarted literally at the last minute. Law enforcement agencies have launched an investigation.